June 1945. The war is over. As dawn breaks across the hills of Provence, 15-year-old Pierrot stumbles across the body of Capitaine Patrocle, a local hero of the Resistance, who has been murdered.
In his wallet, Pierrot finds a letter, which he conceals beneath his cap.
It provides the key to the dramatic events that lie at the heart of this haunting storyand ultimately leads to the boy s introduction to the beautiful Madame Henry and the mysteries of love.
French author Pierre Magnan has written more than 25 novels, including "The Murdered House, " which was short-listed for the CWA Historical Dagger Award."
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 01/07/2002
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781860469800